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Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
+1 207-288-5005
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Gorgeous scenery, hikes for every level

Weather was near perfect so we hiked every day. It's a small peaceful area, with beaches and trails... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Michele D
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Chicago, Illinois
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Gateway to Acadia

What a great island. So many things to do inside and outside Acadia National Park. And SO much... read more

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dentalmediator
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Franklin, Wisconsin
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Home to Acadia National Park, this island off the coast of Maine with its beaches, sweeping cliffs and mountains offers visitors numerous recreational activities, from hiking, biking and following nature trails to swimming, sailing and kayaking.
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Weather was near perfect so we hiked every day. It's a small peaceful area, with beaches and trails to explore.

Thank Michele D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a great island. So many things to do inside and outside Acadia National Park. And SO much geology, geography, and biology packed into such a small and very accessible area. Oh, and did I mention that one can get an excellent lobster roll just...More

Thank dentalmediator
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I could go on for hours about how awesome this place is! Acadia National Park was beautiful, Downtown Bar Harbor was cute (even though there was a protest and a rally during our stay), and there were so many restaurants to choose from! During our...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We spent four nights in the area. Very beautiful area with a lot to see. Definitely worth a stop. If you want to do any area hiking (amazing hiking destination), you should definitely get there early as parking spots fill fast. This is a major...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thunder hole was absolutely gorgeous! The view was incredible and it was very easy access from the road. Depending on when you go it can be foggy, as with my trip. If you're in the area I would highly recommend stopping by!

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago

Absolutely stunning with great views. This is a must do in the area. The clouds roll over the top giving some great opportunities for photographs.

1  Thank L H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Outstanding beauty and wonderful carriage trail hikes, great lobster restaurants and gorgeous mountain views characterize Acadia

1  Thank ericjf2
Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved every minute-from the views at the top of Cadillac Mountain, to eating lobster by the bay, it was an incredible visit. Next time I'd really like to rent a bike and explore more of the park and island. Can't wait to come back

1  Thank efcmitchell
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Huge island to visit and explore - we only ventured to the Acadia area and stopped into bar harbour on a rainy day. Bar harbour was lovely and nice scenery along the waterfront. Lots of shops, stores and restaurants to explore there. Acadia itself is...More

1  Thank Reviewsbymom
Reviewed 3 days ago

Perfect summer weather. So serene. So beautiful! Would love to get a cottage and stay all summer. The people are friendly too! I feel like we barely scratched the surface in 4 days, so we'll be back!

1  Thank Katie S
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Brandalee W
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Response from ladychild | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about dog friendly activities - although i do remember a lovely park at the edge of town near bar harbor center that 's on the water and is probably a place where your family and dog can go for a walk. i... More
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patty h
4 July 2017|
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Response from LiveMusicLives | Reviewed this property |
You can expect the weather to be in the sixties in October.
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